The racist past associated with the Confederacy and Confederate monuments has a complex history.
Packing for travel this holiday season should include a primer on how to be responsible, sustainable tourists. Here it is.
New Orleans's hybrid culture is the result of its 300 years as the gateway to trading networks of the Mississippi River.
The picturesque town of Bristol, Rhode Island, once was a slave port and home of the nation's leading slave traders, the DeWolfs.
Architect Kengo Kuma's village at the Portland Japanese Garden blends modern architecture with traditional Japanese design.
A moving monument and burial ground in Manhattan comemorates enslaved people who once made up more than a third of New York City.
Imagine you're sitting in Los Angeles traffic on a hot day. Take a break and head for a cool green oasis - Suihoen Japanese Garden
Solvang, California's Danish village, is the perfect place to take an afternoon stroll and enjoy pastries and art galleries.
Junipero Serra's "sainthood" is controversial, but the extent of his cultural impact on California is indisputable.
Carmel, California, demonstrates how design, planning and environmentalism can enhance a small town.
Charleston, South Carolina, is one of America's most beautiful and heartbreaking cities.